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Cast (feature film)

The Horse Soldiers (1959) as Sheriff Goodbody
A Union cavalry officer leads his men on a vital mission behind Confederate lines.
The Tin Star (1957) as Clem Hall
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.
The Lonely Man (1957) as Poker player
An outlaw tries to make peace with his estranged son.
The Lone Ranger (1956) as Kimberly's father
The legendary hero fights to reconcile a developer with the Natives whose land he wants to mine.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Elder
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
The Brass Legend (1956) as Pop Jackson
A young westerner''''s life is on the line when he stumbles on a notorious gunman''''s hideout.
These Wilder Years (1956) as Farmer
A wealthy businessman sets out to find his long-lost illegitimate son.
The Tall Men (1955) as Emigrant
Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to get romantic, but Ben isn't ambitious enough for her, and she soon meets up with the boss of the cattle drive. Will she make the right choice, and, more impotantly, will the cattle make it to Montana !
The Last Command (1955) as The parson
Texas hero Jim Bowie defends against Mexican general Santa Ana.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) as Mr. [Fred] Bixby
When their older brother marries, six lumberjacks decide it''''s time to go courting for themselves.
Gypsy Colt (1954) as Mr. Minter
In this trans-species remake of Lassie, Come Home, a faithful horse undertakes a perilous journey to return to the family it loves.
Broken Lance (1954) as Judge
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.
The Sun Shines Bright (1953) as Dr. Lake
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William Priest is involved variously in revealing the real identity of Lucy Lake, reliving his Civil War memories, preventing the lynching of a youth and contesting the elections with Yankee Horace K. Maydew.
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952) as Clem Johnson
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
Lone Star (1952) as [Senator] Maynard Cole
A frontiersman helps out with Texas's fight for independence from Mexico.
Feudin' Fools (1952) as Grandpa Smith
The Bowery Boys get caught in a hillbilly feud when one of them inherits a Kentucky farm.
Meet Me at the Fair (1952) as Sheriff Evans
In 1904, Doc Tilbee, medicine show huckster and champion tall-tale teller, gives a ride to a young boy escaped from an orphanage, where bad conditions (the result of political graft) are being investigated by new appointee Zerelda Wing, who doesn't know that her fiancée is one of the politicians responsible. Tad wants to stay with his new friend Doc, who is attracted to Zerelda, to the discomfiture of his old flame Clara...all amid nostalgic musical numbers.
Across the Wide Missouri (1951) as Hoback
An explorer leads the way west for 19th-century settlers along the American frontier.
The Outriders (1950) as Farmer
Rebel soldiers try to hijack a Union gold shipment.
Saddle Tramp (1950) as Pop
Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When his host is killed in a riding accident Chuck realises he must take care of the family. They hit the road and he takes a job on a ranch, but he has to keep the children hidden as his boss hates kids. There's also tension with the neighbouring ranch, and when a girl on the run from her nasty uncle joins the family unannounced Chuck wonders what he has done to deserve all this.
Call of the Klondike (1950) as Andrew McKay
Wagon Master (1950) as Adam Perkins
Two wandering cowhands sign on to help a wagon train headed for Utah.
Free for All (1949) as Farmer
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Grandpa
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
Tuna Clipper (1949) as Fergus
The Gal Who Took the West (1949) as Bartender as old timer
Tap Roots (1948) as ["Big"] Sam Dabney
Albuquerque (1948) as Steve Huggins
Cole Armin (Randolph Scott) comes to Albuquerque to work for his uncle, John Armin (George Cleveland), a despotic and hard-hearted czar who operates an ore-hauling freight line, and whose goal is to eliminate a competing line run by Ted Wallace (Russell Hayden) and his sister Celia (Catherine Craig). Cole tires of his uncle's heavy-handed tactics and switches over to the Wallace side. Lety Tyler, an agent hired by the uncle, also switches over by warning Cole and Ted of a trap set for them by the uncle and his henchman Juke Murkil (Lon Chaney Jr.).
Joan of Arc (1948) as Old man with pipe
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
Sundown in Santa Fe (1948) as Sheriff Jim Wyatt
A dagger has been left in every robbery by Walter Durant, fugitive leader of the President Lincoln murder ring. Rocky is sent to Santa Fe to find Durant and arrest him and the gang of outlaws he controls. Rocky soon finds that the information for every robbery comes from Tom, who is the son of the sheriff. But Rocky has to arrest the whole gang, and he does not know who is part of the gang and where Durant may be hiding.
The Untamed Breed (1948) as Minister
Tom Reed's adaptation of the "Saturday Evening Post" story by Eli Colter finds Texas wrangler Tom Kilpatrick (Sonny Tufts) persuading the ranchers of the Pecos area, led by John Rambeau (Edgar Buchanan), to buy a Brahma bull on a cooperative basis to improve their depleted cattle strain. The bull escapes, due to the carelessness of Windy Lucas (George Hayes as George 'Gabby' Hayes.) The mishap is seen by Larch Keegan (William Bishop), young rancher in love with Cherry Lucas (Barbara Britton), Windy's adopted daughter. Larch, jealous of Tom as a rival for Cherry and for water rights, fixes the blame on the wrangler. The bull terrorizes the countryside, injuring farm women and killing other bulls. Larch and his brothers, Hoy (Joe Sawyer) and Happy (Gordon Jones), incite the ranchers to shoot the bull on sight, but Tom begs for time to capture it alive. Tom corners and lassoes the bull in the hills, but his horse is no match for the bull, who escapes again. Tom then sets out to capture the Widow Maker, a famous wild horse, knowing the horse is the only one capable of holding the lassoed bull. He does so and trains the horse in secret. Larch grows so jealous of Tom that he vows to burn down his ranch house. To prevent this, Cherry marries Tom but the latter, discovering why Cherry rushed into the marriage, refuses to live with her as man and wife.
Coroner Creek (1948) as Walt Hardison
A gunman sets out to avenge his fiancee's murder.
The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947) as Dan Yeary
A farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War.
The Millerson Case (1947) as Squire Tuttle
While on vacation, a criminal psychologist investigates a murder during a typhoid epidemic.
The Fabulous Texan (1947) as Wade Clayton
A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way.
Bowery Buckaroos (1947) as Luke Barlow
The Bowery Boys head west and land themselves in hot water.
Bad Bascomb (1946) as Elijah Walker
A western bandit is reformed by his love for a little girl.
Death Valley (1946) as Silas Bagley
Lady Luck (1946) as Daniel Boone
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
My Dog Shep (1946) as Matt Hodgkins
California Gold Rush (1946) as Colonel Parker
The stagecoaches on the line owned by Colonel Parker (Russell Simpson) are being robbed and the drivers killed, so The Duchess (Alice Fleming), sends for Red Ryder (Bill Elliott as Wild Bill Elliott). Businessman Ernest Murphy (Joel Friedkin), and his gang of outlaws that include the whistling Chopin (Dick Curtis), gets hold of the letter that the Duchess wrote Red and hires the Idaho Kid (Wen Wright) to waylay him. But Red gets the drop on Idaho instead, and then poses as him and joins the gang. Murphy, realizing that Red isn't the man he hired, frames Red for stealing an ore shipment. Little Beaver (Bobby Blake) helps Red escape from the Sheriff (Tom London) and his posse, and they set about to track down the gang.
My Darling Clementine (1946) as John Simpson
When the Clantons steal his family's cattle and kill his brother, Wyatt Earp signs on as sheriff of Tombstone and vows to bring them in.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Colonel
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
Incendiary Blonde (1945) as Jenkins
In this true story, Texas Guinan rises from Wild West shows to become New York's "Queen of the Nightclubs" during Prohibition.
They Were Expendable (1945) as "Dad" Knowland
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Pop De Longpre
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
Man from Frisco (1944) as Dr. Hershey
Matt Braddock (a fictional version of real-life Henry Kaiser) is an engineer with revolutionary ideas for shipbuilding. When he tries to set up yards for prefabricating ships on the West Coast, he runs up against a rival builder, Joel Kennedy. Kennedy's son Russ idolizes Matt, but Russ's sister Diana thinks Matt is a hopeless idealist who could ruin her father.
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Pop Fossler
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
Texas Masquerade (1944) as J. K. Trimble
Maxson and Trimble are using the Night Riders to scare the ranchers off their land knowing there is oil under the ground. Finding a wounded lawyer Corwin, Hoppy assumes his identity. But Sam Nolan knows Hoppy and when he arrives in town the Masquerade is over.
The Big Bonanza (1944) as Adam Parker
Moonlight in Vermont (1943) as Uncle Rufus [Harding]
Vermont farm girl Gwen Harding (Gloria Jean) enrolls in the Devereau School of Music in New York,and makes a singing hit at a school party. She wins the attention of student Richard "Slick" Ellis (Ray Malone)and also the jealousy of Slick's girlfriend Brenda Allenby (Vivian Austin). The school is in bad financial shape and its director, Lionel Devereau (George Dolenz),is in debt. Gwen's singing teacher from Vermont, Lucy Meadows (Fay Helm), arrives at the school and Devereau, thinking she is a job applicant, hires her as his secretary. Gwen has to leave school when her Uncle Rufus (Russell Simpson)is faced with ruin on the farm because of a shortage of help. Gwen returns and her school friends volunteer to go and help in bringing in the harvest. Gwen plans to enter her pet cow Myrtle in the stock show at the Farm Jubilee but Brenda steals and hides the cow.
Border Patrol (1943) as Orestes Krebs
Hoppy, California and Johnny are Texas Rangers trying to end a scheme which smuggles Mexicans into the United States to become essentially slaves in a silver mine owned by Orestes Krebs. The three are captured, sentenced to hang, and then escape. They free the slaves and capture the bad guys.
Riding High (1943) as Frenchy McGuire
The Kansan (1943) as Townsman
A newly elected Marshall clashes with the banker who runs the town.
The Woman of the Town (1943) as Sime
Nazi Agent (1942) as Captain
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942) as [Ned] Nolan
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
The Spoilers (1942) as Flapjack [Sims]
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
This Time for Keeps (1942) as Man in street
A newlywed goes to work for his disapproving father-in-law.
The Lone Star Ranger (1942) as Tom Duane
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Kirby
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Shut My Big Mouth (1942) as Mayor Potter
(Com ''42,BW). Joe E. Brown, Adele Mara, Victor Jory, Fritz Feld, Don Beddoe, Pedro de Cordoba, Lloyd Bridges, Forrest Tucker, Chief Thunder-Cloud. A meek easterner (Joe E. Brown) unwittingly becomes sheriff of a western town and resorts to dressing in drag in order to foil the plans of the villainous Victor Jory. One of Joe E. Brown''s most popular comedies.
Tobacco Road (1941) as Chief of police
A patriarch of a large rural Southern clan are threatened to be thrown off their land.
Swamp Water (1941) as Marty McCord
A hunter discovers a fugitive living in the swamps and goes into business with him and his daughter.
Citadel of Crime (1941) as Jess Meekins
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Hank Younger
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
Wild Geese Calling (1941) as Len Baker
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
Last of the Duanes (1941) as Tom Duane
In 1870 Texas a man (Montgomery) comes home to find his father murdered. He trails an outlaw till he finds out he's part of a gang, then calls in the Texas Rangers.
Three Faces West (1940) as Minister
A refugee must choose between the man she loves and the man who helped her father escape the Third Reich.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Pa Joad
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Virginia City (1940) as Gaylord
A rebel spy poses as a wild West dance hall girl.
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940) as Major
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people''''s journey to a new home in the West.
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Shubel Morgan
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
Geronimo (1940) as Third scout
Wyoming (1940) as Bronson
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
Desperate Trails (1939) as Big Bill Tanner
Following 1939's "The Phantom Stage", the last of 12 series westerns made at Universal by Trem Carr and Paul Malvern starring Bob Baker, Universal kicked off a new series of six starring their new series-sign Johnny Mack Brown (who had already starred in three Universal serials with one more to go.) Baker was now odd-man-out at the studio as his contract had been with Trem Carr, and Carr and associate Malvern had moved over to Monogram to begin a series of four "Tailspin Tommy" features. Universal, usually late to the party anyway, added Baker and comedian Fuzzy Knight to the first-six Brown films to form a trio angle along the lines of Republic's highly successful "Three Mesquiteers" series, but there were no continuing roles in these films---they even killed Baker off in the 2nd film---and Baker's 2nd-lead soon went to 3rd-lead (behind Knight) and then to "gone" after the sixth film. When Bob Baker was next seen in a film at Universal, it was as the uncredited bus driver in Abbott and Costello's "Ride 'Em Cowboy" in 1942. From this point onward, Fuzzy Knight was the sidekick in every B-series western made by Universal until they closed shop on series westerns and serial production when they merged with International Pictures to become Universal-International:In this one, Steve Hayden (Johnny Mack Brown), working undercover, comes to Denton to help restore law and order. The men secretly responsible for the lawlessness are Big Bill Tanner (Russell Simpson) and Melenkthy Culp (Clarence Wilson), the town banker. (A pairing made in filmdom heaven since the meaner and more desperate the two become, the more enjoyable they are to watch.) Judith Lantry (Frances Robinson) arrives from back east to check on her ranch holdings ran by her cousin Bill "Cousin Willie" Strong (Fuzzy Knight), and Tanner and Culp, fearful she will discover the faked mortgages they put on her property, send henchman Ortega (Charles Stevens) to do away with her, but Steve saves her life. She and Cousin Willie put Steve in charge of the ranch, and he quickly fires her crooked foreman Lon (Ralph Dunn), and hires Clem Waters (Bob Baker) and a whole new group of cowhands. Steve captures Lon with 200 head of horses belong to Judith, and he confesses and implicates Tanner and Culp.
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) as Dr. Petry
A young couple fights off Indian attacks to start a farm in the Mohawk Valley.
Texas Stampede (1939) as Cameron
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Allen
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) as Woolridge
The future president considers a political career while practicing law.
Dodge City (1939) as Orth
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
The Arizona Wildcat (1939) as Rancher
Mary Jane Patterson finds an old poster in the attic offering a reward for the capture of bandit "El Gato", whom she recognizes as Manuel Hernandez, her adopted father. He jokingly tells her that the members of his band, which robbed from the rich to give to the poor, ar now all respected citizens in their town of Mineville, Arizona. Donald Clark (William Henry), a stranger, recognizes the crooked town-Sheriff Richard Baldwin (Henry Wilcoxin) as the man he is hunting as the murdered of his father, but is outdrawn and shot by the sheriff. The wounded Clark escapes and makes his way to Manuel's house, where a group is entertaining schoolteacher Caroline Reid (Pauline Moore.) The sheriff and his men capture Clark, but Mary Jane mounts a horse and gallops away, and throws a rock through the windows of each member of El Gato's band with a message reading: "Be prepared---We Ride Again. El Gato." And also a note into the sheriff's office warning him that El Gato will ride again unless Clark is released inside of 24 hours. Manuel knows nothing of this the next day when he walks down the street and is puzzled by the mysterious winks of his friends and their whispered assurances that they are ready. But he leads his men against the sheriff, and soon finds himself under arrest and on trial charged with kidnapping the prisoner, stealing a gold shipment and killing the Wells Fargo agent.
Western Caravans (1939) as Winchester Thompson
A caravan of settlers is arriving and the ranchers intend to keep them out. It looks like a range war but Sheriff Jim gets the ranchers to accept the settlers. Kohler re-ignites the feud by making settler Winters appear to be a rustler and then by killing Winter's son. Once more the two sides appear headed for a war and Jim is caught in the middle.
The Sisters (1938) as First sailor
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
Heart of the North (1938) as Dave MacMillan
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as Pioneer, in Prologue
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
Outside the Law (1938) as
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as McKenzie
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Valley of the Giants (1938) as McKenzie
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
Maid of Salem (1937) as Village marshal
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
Green Light (1937) as Sheep man
An idealistic doctor sacrifices his career to protect an elderly surgeon.
Mountain Justice (1937) as Mr. Turnbull
A young lawyer defends a hillbilly girl who killed her father in self defense.
Parnell (1937) as Father
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
That I May Live (1937) as Bish Plivens
Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (1937) as Bayliss Baynum
Parker steals cattle from the cattlemen and blames it on the turpentiners. Then he incites the cattlemen to burn down the turpentiners trees. When Gene finds the rustled cattle he tries to kill him. Failing, he kills both Gene's father and Bayliss Baynam and has Gene arrested for Baynum's murder.
Paradise Isle (1937) as Baxter
Man Hunt (1936) as Jeff Parkington
A bored small-town teacher gets mixed up with an escaped bank robber.
The Harvester (1936) as Abner Prewett
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Sheriff Neil
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
Back to Nature (1936) as Sheriff
Girl of the Ozarks (1936) as Bascomb Rogers
Ramona (1936) as Scroggs
Half-Indian girl (Young) brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house (Taylor) against his family's wishes and loves another Indian (Ameche) employed by the household.
San Francisco (1936) as "Red" Kelly
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
Paddy O'Day (1936) as Benton
An immigrant learns to survive as an entertainer after arriving to America an orphan.
West of the Pecos (1935) as [Roy] Neal
The County Chairman (1935) as Vance Jimmison
Motive for Revenge (1935) as McAllister
Way Down East (1935) as Squire [Amasa] Bartlett
The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1935) as Doc Small
The World Moves On (1934) as Notary
A Louisiana cotton family fights to survive war and the Depression.
Frontier Marshal (1934) as Editor Pickett
Sixteen Fathoms Deep (1934) as A. B. Crockett
3 on a Honeymoon (1934) as Ezra MacDuff
Ever Since Eve (1934) as Jim Wood
Carolina (1934) as Richards
Face in the Sky (1933) as Pa [Nathan] Brown
Sign painters Joe and Lucky travel around New England looking for jobs. After Joe uses Madge as a model, she hides in their wagon. The painters are about to be charged with kidnapping until she promises to marry Joe. In New York he attempts to paint a huge sign that has stopped others before him.
Hello, Everybody! (1933) as Horton
The setting is a farm. Kate Smith and Sally Blane play sisters; assorted relatives live with the sisters, but everyone at home, and in the whole town, depends on Kate to hold everything together. The power company wants to build a dam which will require flooding many of the farms; Kate is holding out; if Kate sells, everyone else will sell; if Kate refuses, the rest of the town will refuse as well. Randolph Scott meets Kate's beautiful sister, Sally Blane, at a dance. Randolph Scott, as it turns out, is an agent for the power company. Kate thinks he's just using Sally; Sally believes that he truly likes her. Randolph comes to the farm and appears to woo Kate. Kate remains unconvinced about selling out, but falls for Randolph.
The Power and the Glory (1933) as Teacher
A man rises to run a railroad company at the cost of his family ties.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) as
A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
Lena Rivers (1932) as Grandfather Nichols
Hello Trouble (1932) as Jonathan Kenyon
After killing a friend in a gunfight, Jeff Douglas quits the Texas Rangers. He arrives at the Kenyon ranch just as Jonathan Kenyon apparently commits suicide. He and Janet Kenyon then become the new half owners. At first he refuses to wear a gun and is believed to be a coward, but as trouble mounts he straps it on once again.
Call Her Savage (1932) as Old man in wagon train
A Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
Cabin in the Cotton (1932) as Uncle Joe
A sharecropper fighting for better working conditions succumbs to the boss's seductive daughter.
Law and Order (1932) as [Circuit] Judge [R. W.] Williams
Traveling west, former peace officer Frame Johnson and his three friends arrive in Tombstone, a lawless town controlled by the three Northrup brothers. Preceded by his reputation, the town Council tries to get him to take the job of Marshal. He says he will not wear a badge again but seeing the ruthless Northrup murders he accepts. After a killing on both sides, although outnumbered, Johnson and his two remaing friends head to the OK Corral for a shoot out with the two remaining Northrups and their men.
The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) as Craig
Two reporters interested in different stories write about a murder.
The Riding Tornado (1932) as The sheriff
Flames (1932) as Jake
Born to Fight (1932) as Jackson
Honor of the Press (1932) as Dan Perkins
Riding for Justice (1932) as Marshal Joseph Slyde
Buck Randall (Buck Jones), a happy-go-lucky cowhand on the ranch owned by Tom Wilson (William Walling), is in town and heads for the Red Front Saloon where, in compliance with a town ordinance, he is ordered to give up his gun but refuses. Escaping the altercation with Marshal Joseph Slyde (Russell Simpson) and his chief deputy, Alex Frame (Walter Miller), Buck seeks shelter in the Marshal's house at the edge of town. He meets Mary Slyde (Mary Doran), the Marshal's young, pretty, charming and unhappy wife and they are attracted to each other. While Slyde and a posse are combing the countryside for Buck, Frame is left behind to protect Mary and, the posse is barely out of sight, before Frames is forcing his unwanted attention upon her. He is shot and Mary, in shock, thinks she did it as does Buck who has returned to the house. When the Marshal and his men arrive, Buck takes the blame for Frame's death and is held for murder.
Silver Dollar (1932) as Hamlin
A farmer strikes it rich out West, then leaves his wife for a young beauty.
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931) as Doctor
A farm girl runs from her abusive father to a series of affairs in the big city.
Alexander Hamilton (1931) as First ex-soldier
The American patriot''''s political career is threatened when he falls in love with a married woman.
Call of the Rockies (1931) as Gunner Bill
The Great Meadow (1931) as Thomas Hall
Early American frontiersmen brave the mountains to settle Kentucky.
Abraham Lincoln (1930) as Lincoln's employer
In this biography the simple backwoods boy rises to become one of America's most beloved presidents.
Billy the Kid (1930) as McSween
A town marshal struggles to capture a rebellious kid turned outlaw.
The Lone Star Ranger (1930) as Colonel Aldridge
Man to Man (1930) as Uncle Cal
A young man attempts to overcome the memory of his father, who was sent to jail for committing a murder.
The Trail of '98 (1929) as Old Swede
San Francisco boys risk their lives to scout gold in the Klondike.
Noisy Neighbors (1929) as Ebenezer
After the Fog (1929) as Joshua Barker
The Kid's Clever (1929) as John Decker
Innocents of Paris (1929) as Émile Leval
My Lady's Past (1929) as John Parker
The Sap (1929) as The Banker
The Bushranger (1928) as Sir Eric
Life's Mockery (1928) as Wolf Miller
Tropical Nights (1928) as Singapore Joe
God's Great Wilderness (1927) as Richard Stoner
Wild Geese (1927) as Caleb Gare
The Heart of the Yukon (1927) as "Cash" Gynon
Now We're in the Air (1927) as Lord Abercrombie McTavish
Old Shoes (1927) as
The First Auto (1927) as Hank Armstrong
In this silent film, a horse-loving father clashes with his auto-loving son at the turn of the century.
Annie Laurie (1927) as Sandy
A woman comes between two clans of Scots.
The Frontiersman (1927) as Andrew Jackson
The Social Highwayman (1926) as The Mayor's partner
The Earth Woman (1926) as Ezra Tilden, shiftless "head of the family"
Rustling for Cupid (1926) as Hank Blatchford
Lovey Mary (1926) as Stubbins
A runaway orphan searches for a new home and finds love.
Ship of Souls (1925) as Angus Garth
Faint Perfume (1925) as Grandpa Crumb
The Splendid Road (1925) as Captain Lightfoot
Paint and Powder (1925) as Riley
The Re-creation of Brian Kent (1925) as Jap Taylor
Thunder Mountain (1925) as Si Pace
Why Women Love (1925) as Silas Martin, lighthouse keeper
Beauty and the Bad Man (1925) as Chuckwalla Bill
Painted People (1924) as Fred Lane
The Narrow Street (1924) as Garvey
Hearts Aflame (1923) as Black Joe
Circus Days (1923) as Eben Holt
The Huntress (1923) as Big Jack Skinner
The Girl of the Golden West (1923) as Jack Rance
Defying Destiny (1923) as Mr. Wilkens
The Virginian (1923) as Trampas
Molly Wood arrives in a small western town to be the new schoolmarm. The Virginian, foreman on a local ranch, takes a shine to her, and vows that he will make her love him. The Virginian's best friend, Steve, falls in with bad guys led by Trampas. The Virginian catches them cattle rustling. As foreman, he must give the order to hang his friend. Trampas gets away and shoots the Virginian in the back. Molly nurses him to health, and falls in love with him. They plan to marry, but on their wedding day Trampas returns, looking for trouble.
The Rip-Tide (1923) as The Maharajah
Human Hearts (1922) as Paul Logan
Across the Dead-Line (1922) as Enoch Kidder
Fools of Fortune (1922) as Magpie Simpkins
The Kingdom Within (1922) as Caleb Deming
Peg o' My Heart (1922) as Jim O'Connell
Rags to Riches (1922) as The sheriff
Bunty Pulls the Strings (1921) as Tammas Biggar
Shadows of Conscience (1921) as Jim Logan
Snowblind (1921) as Hugh Garth
Hugh Garth hides from the law in the frozen Canadian northwest along with his young brother Pete and Pete's former nurse, Bella, who loves Hugh unrequitedly. When a lost and snowblind girl stumbles into their camp, Hugh falls in love with her and misleads her as to the age and relationship of Pete and Bella, in hopes of keeping the girl's attentions directed at himself. But when the girl's sight returns, she realizes the truth and discovers that Pete has fallen in love with her. But Hugh's cruel nature now threatens them both.
Under the Lash (1921) as Simeon Krillet
The Branding Iron (1920) as John Carver
The Deadlier Sex (1920) as Jim Willis
Godless Men (1920) as "Black" Pawl
On board his trading schooner in the South Pacific, tough sea captain Black Pawl confronts his own son, who has grown up in his father's shadow and reflects only his dark side.
Out of the Dust (1920) as Captain John Evans, U.S. A.
Lahoma (1920) as "Brick" Willock
Fighting Cressy (1920) as Hiram McKinstry
Bill Apperson's Boy (1919) as Bill Apperson
The Blue Bandanna (1919) as Jim Yancy
Desert Gold (1919) as Ladd
The Brand (1919) as Dan McGill
Riders of the Night (1918) as Sally's grandfather
A Weaver of Dreams (1918) as Martin Chandler
Breakers Ahead (1918) as Captain Scudder
The Challenge Accepted (1918) as Uncle Zeke Sawyer
The Border Legion (1918) as Overland Bradley
Cowhand Jim Cleve is wrongly accused of murder and rescued by Jack Kells, leader of a band of Idaho outlaws known as the Border Legion. But when the Legion takes Joan Randall prisoner and leaves Cleve to guard her, he realizes that he cannot remain part of an outlaw band and decides to rescue Joan.
Oh, Johnny! (1918) as Adele's father
The Uphill Path (1918) as James Lawton
Salt of the Earth (1917) as Sinful John
The Food Gamblers (1917) as Samuel Sloane
The Barrier (1917) as John Gaylord/John Gale
When a cruel sea-captain named Bennett murders the mother of his child, the little girl is rescued and raised by Gale, a storekeeper. Years later, when the girl Necia has grown to womanhood, Bennett shows up in her Alaskan village, determined to have his vengeance on Gale and to retrieve Necia by force.
Blue Jeans (1917) as Jacob Tutwiler
The Feud Girl (1916) as Zeb Bassett
Lovely Mary (1916) as Peter Nelson
The Old Homestead (1915) as Sheriff
When Josiah Whitcomb's son gets into trouble with bad companions in New York City, Josiah leaves the farm and goes into the city to find the boy. There he finds that his country ways are not at all respected in the sophisticated city.

Cast (short)

A Boy and His Dog (1946)
A young boy fights to save a dog from his cruel owner in this Academy Award winning film for Best Live Action Short Subject. Vitaphone Release 1556A.
Roaring Guns (1944)
In this short film, farmers take up arms against miners whose operations are destroying their farms. Vitaphone Release 1183A.
The Bill of Rights (1939)
This short film dramatizes the birth of the American Bill of Rights. Vitaphone Release 9300-9301.

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